A selection of Lord McNally's votes
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Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2011
Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2011
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
10 votes for, 3 votes against, 2 absences, between 2008–2011
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My Lords, I, too, welcome the Statement and the way that the Secretary of State is approaching her responsibilities in this regard. The big problem is that we have been here before. In many ways, we are dealing with an issue that we have faced many times—since the end of the war there have been five royal commissions on the press, and Leveson—and yet we still have these concerns...
My Lords, from these Benches, I welcome both the speed and tone of the Statement from the Secretary of State. She has been careful to keep to the legal niceties, although any reading of this would welcome what she considers the merits of the case, particularly, as has been said, her emphasis on media plurality and the commitment to broadcasting standards. These were at the heart of the debate...
My Lords, the noble Lord, Lord Ramsbotham, has explained the Bill in his usual thorough and clear way. It is my great pleasure to support the Bill and the noble Lord’s suggestion that the Government could envelop it in their wider programme of reform. On 17 March I will stand down at the end of my term as chairman of the Youth Justice Board. That will bring to an end seven years of...
More of Lord McNally’s recent appearances
Liberal Democrat Peer
Entered the House of Lords in 1995
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Insurance Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (19 Nov 2014 to 24 Dec 2014)
- Member, Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill [HL] Committee (28 Oct 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
- Member, Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (19 Jun 2012 to 24 Jul 2012)
- The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (13 May 2010 to 18 Dec 2013)
- Deputy Leader of the House of Lords (13 May 2010 to 14 Oct 2013)
- Leader in the House of Lords, Spokesperson for Constitutional Affairs (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Privileges and Conduct, Committee for (Lords) (10 Dec 2008 to 16 Oct 2013)
- Spokesperson in the Lords, Ministry of Justice (27 Jul 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Member, Conventions (Joint Committee) (22 May 2006 to 31 Oct 2006)
- Leader, House of Lords (22 Feb 2005 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Leader In the House of Lords (22 Feb 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (2 Dec 2004 to 16 Oct 2013)
- Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (2 Dec 2004 to 16 Oct 2013)
- Member, Privileges and Conduct, Committee for (Lords) (2 Dec 2004 to 30 Oct 2007)
- Member, House Committee (Lords) (1 Dec 2004 to 16 Oct 2013)
- Member, Selection, Committee of (Lords) (24 Nov 2004 to 16 Oct 2013)
- Liberal Democrat Leader in the House of Lords (24 Nov 2004 to 15 Oct 2013)
- Deputy Leader, House of Lords (26 Jan 2004 to 15 Nov 2004)
- Shadow Minister (Broadcasting), Culture, Media & Sport (26 Jan 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
- Member, Draft Communications Bill (Joint Committee) (29 Apr 2002 to 7 Nov 2002)
- Member, Public Service, Committee on (30 Apr 1996 to 19 Nov 1998)
- Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (3 May 1979 to 9 Jun 1983)
- Member, Trade & Industry Committee (3 May 1979 to 15 May 1987)
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- Has spoken in 8 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord McNally’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 70.70% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 17 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1314 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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